History YMMV / ArtemisFowl

14th Nov '16 8:37:41 AM ChaoticNovelist
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* AuthorTract: ''Humans suck! Humans suck! Humans suck!'' We've just described the driving thrust of most books in the series.
* BrokenBase: When the film adaptation of the series was [[http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/07/29/disney-harvey-weinstein-team-for-artemis-fowl-movie-adapatation announced]], fans were divided on the possible casting on Holly's actress, particularly on [[PoliticalCorrectnessGoneMad her skin color]]. It doesn't help that Colfer wants Creator/SaoirseRonan to play Holly which adds more fuel to the fire.
* TheChrisCarterEffect: Slowly beginning to take hold as of ''Atlantis Complex''...
* CompleteMonster: Debuting in Book 2, Opal Koboi is a sociopathic pixie. When she got her position at the head of her company, she drove the previous owner, her own father, to insanity. Along with Briar Cudgeon, she organized the Goblin rebellion, taking advantage of the violent nature of the Goblins and planning to betray them to take over. When Holly and Artemis beat her, she plotted her revenge, and unleashed a complex gambit in Book 4. She escaped from prison using a clone duplicate (cloning is considered an unforgivable act to faeries, as one creates new life which dies easily and cannot think for itself) had [[spoiler: Julius Root]] killed, framing Holly, and then she attacked and {{Mind Rape}}d a very prominent humanitarian, and had him send a probe down into the earth, to reveal the Faerie people. Doing so she expected to cause a war between the two races. In the sixth book, it is revealed that she had been experimenting on critically endangered animals to make herself more powerful. In the eighth and Final Book, her past self-came to break her out of prison, and Present!Opal hypnotizes two other pixies, and has them hold her past self, and murder her, while she pleads for her to stop. Having killed her past self, any and all things she has made or influenced in her tech-corp. explode. Communications go down, cars explode, cell-phones and various guns explode, and even the humans have their planes go down in mid air, and global communications stop. She then manipulates a number of Faerie ghosts who have been [[AndIMustScream trapped on earth]] and want to be released. She has unleashed chaos on a global scale, and wishes to kill off all the Humans and take power.

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* AuthorTract: ''Humans If one were to think "''Humans suck! Humans suck! Humans suck!'' We've just described suck!''" was the driving thrust message Colfer was trying to send then it would be understandable conclusion. There are many sections describing the harm humans do to the environment, how primitive their technology is compared to that of fairies and many of them are devious. Granted, most books in of this comes from the series.
fairies themselves who can be lacking in morality themselves but it is a persistent theme.
* BrokenBase: When the film adaptation of the series was [[http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/07/29/disney-harvey-weinstein-team-for-artemis-fowl-movie-adapatation announced]], fans were divided on the possible casting on Holly's actress, particularly on [[PoliticalCorrectnessGoneMad her skin color]]. It doesn't help that That Colfer wants Creator/SaoirseRonan to play Holly which adds more fuel to the fire.
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TheChrisCarterEffect: Slowly beginning to take hold as of ''Atlantis Complex''...
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* CompleteMonster: Debuting in Book 2, Opal Koboi is a sociopathic pixie. When she got her position at the head of her company, she drove the previous owner, her own father, to insanity. Along with Briar Cudgeon, she organized the Goblin rebellion, taking advantage of the violent nature of the Goblins and planning to betray them to take over. When Holly and Artemis beat her, she plotted her revenge, and unleashed a complex gambit plan in Book 4. She escaped from prison using a clone duplicate (cloning is considered an unforgivable act to faeries, as one creates new life which dies easily and cannot think for itself) had [[spoiler: Julius Root]] killed, framing Holly, and then she attacked and {{Mind Rape}}d a very prominent humanitarian, and had him send a probe down into the earth, to reveal the Faerie people. Doing so she expected to cause a war between the two races. In the sixth book, it is revealed that she had been experimenting on critically endangered animals to make herself more powerful. In the eighth and Final Book, her past self-came to break her out of prison, and Present!Opal hypnotizes two other pixies, and has them hold her past self, and murder her, while she pleads for her to stop. Having killed her past self, any and all things she has made or influenced in her tech-corp. explode. Communications go down, cars explode, cell-phones and various guns explode, and even the humans have their planes go down in mid air, and global communications stop. She then manipulates a number of Faerie ghosts who have been [[AndIMustScream trapped on earth]] and want to be released. She has unleashed chaos on a global scale, and wishes to kill off all the Humans and take power.
26th Oct '16 10:37:19 AM dlchen145
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* EnsembleDarkhorse: Trouble has become quite popular, thanks in part to his HeroOfAnotherStory status and rampant [[BadAss badassery]].

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* EnsembleDarkhorse: Trouble has become quite popular, thanks in part to his HeroOfAnotherStory status and rampant [[BadAss badassery]].badassery.
26th Aug '16 10:12:44 PM trixus
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* UnintentionallyUnsympathetic: Turnbull got a CryForTheDevil before dying with his loved one but the guy has the highest bodycount after Opal, brainwash people and was first introduced torturing an officer for another petty scheme. Only reason why Artemis would say he can't see him as a villain is because he is unaware of most of it because he was too busy guilt-tripping.

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* UnintentionallyUnsympathetic: Turnbull got a CryForTheDevil before dying with his loved one but the guy has the highest bodycount after Opal, brainwash people and was first introduced torturing an officer for another petty scheme. Only reason why Artemis would say he can't see him as a villain is because he is unaware of most of it because he was too busy guilt-tripping. Even his relationship with his loved one isn't that great when you keep in ind he brainwashed her into staying with him forever.
26th Aug '16 10:00:29 PM trixus
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** The Atlantis Complex: For stater said complex is pretty much how you glue the IdiotBall on Artemis, the elven space project being accessible by a prison guard (and existing)and no one but Turnbull and the old fairy in Vietnam knowing about the magic spark trick.



* TheScrappy: Ark and Minerva. The latter had a huge fan outcry, due to being seen as [[ReplacementFlatCharacter a retread of Artemis pre-character development]], except just as smart as him and without the redeeming qualities.

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* TheScrappy: Ark and Minerva. The latter had a huge fan outcry, due to being seen as [[ReplacementFlatCharacter a retread of Artemis pre-character development]], except except just as smart as him and without the redeeming qualities.


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* UnintentionallyUnsympathetic: Turnbull got a CryForTheDevil before dying with his loved one but the guy has the highest bodycount after Opal, brainwash people and was first introduced torturing an officer for another petty scheme. Only reason why Artemis would say he can't see him as a villain is because he is unaware of most of it because he was too busy guilt-tripping.
30th May '16 6:22:13 PM GordyTepig
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* TheScrappy: Minerva, Ark.

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* TheScrappy: Minerva, Ark.Ark and Minerva. The latter had a huge fan outcry, due to being seen as [[ReplacementFlatCharacter a retread of Artemis pre-character development]], except just as smart as him and without the redeeming qualities.
8th Jan '16 3:14:26 PM Apocrypha
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* EnsembleDarkhorse: Trouble has become quite popular for shipping with Holly, thanks in part to his HeroOfAnotherStory status.
** And his rampant [[BadAss badassery]].
* FanPreferredCouple: Artemis/Holly is by far the biggest ship in the fandom, even [[FoeYay back when they hated each other]]. The fact that Colfer [[ShipTease keeps teasing it]] despite claiming [[ShipSinking nothing will ever happen]] doesn't help. [[spoiler:The series ends without it being strictly sunk ''or'' canonized, so he apparently decided to let fans believe what they wanted about it.]]

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* EnsembleDarkhorse: Trouble has become quite popular for shipping with Holly, popular, thanks in part to his HeroOfAnotherStory status.
** And his
status and rampant [[BadAss badassery]].
* FanPreferredCouple: Artemis/Holly is by far the biggest ship in the fandom, even [[FoeYay back when they hated each other]]. The fact that Colfer [[ShipTease keeps teasing it]] despite claiming [[ShipSinking nothing will ever happen]] doesn't help. [[spoiler:The series ends without it being [[UnresolvedSexualTension strictly sunk ''or'' canonized, sunk]] ''[[UnresolvedSexualTension or]]'' [[UnresolvedSexualTension canonized]], so he apparently decided to let fans believe what they wanted about it.]]
7th Jan '16 12:13:22 PM MagBas
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* CopyCatSue: Minerva is bashed for this. She's not too bad a character and [[spoiler: Artemis beats her almost easily]] but she was too similar to the eponymous character and the author was trying to ship the two a little too much.
** For what it's worth, that book is a DolledUpInstallment. Colfer realized that his new protagonist was a bit like Artemis and just decided to throw him in, [[DemotedToExtra demoting]] Minerva to a secondary character.
29th Dec '15 5:47:03 AM zerohelix
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* IdiotPlot: The entire berserker threat would never have occurred if they had simply shot the future Opal BEFORE she became all powerful.

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* IdiotPlot: The entire berserker threat would never have occurred if they had simply shot killed the future Opal BEFORE she became all powerful.they put her in the reactor tank.



* InferredHolocaust: In The Last Guardian, [[spoiler: a good chunk of technology, both human and fairy, ceases to function. This leads to chaos on both ends, but the humans bare the brunt of it as cities darken, people loot, medical equipment is useless, and '''airplanes fall from the sky'''. [[NoEndorHolocaust Nobody particularly dwells on this,]][[ValuesDissonance and the narrator considers this a good thing.]]]]

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* InferredHolocaust: In The Last Guardian, [[spoiler: a good chunk of technology, both human and fairy, ceases to function. This leads to chaos on both ends, but the humans bare the brunt of it as cities darken, people loot, medical equipment is useless, and '''airplanes fall from the sky'''. [[NoEndorHolocaust Nobody particularly dwells on this,]][[ValuesDissonance this,]] [[ValuesDissonance and the narrator considers this a good thing.]]]]
30th Nov '15 3:38:18 PM Adept
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* BrokenBase: When the film adaptation of the series was [[http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/07/29/disney-harvey-weinstein-team-for-artemis-fowl-movie-adapatation announced]], fans were divided on the possible casting on Holly's actress, particularly on [[PoliticalCorrectnessGoneMad her skin color]]. It doesn't help that Colfer wants SaoirseRonan to play Holly which adds more fuel to the fire.

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* BrokenBase: When the film adaptation of the series was [[http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/07/29/disney-harvey-weinstein-team-for-artemis-fowl-movie-adapatation announced]], fans were divided on the possible casting on Holly's actress, particularly on [[PoliticalCorrectnessGoneMad her skin color]]. It doesn't help that Colfer wants SaoirseRonan Creator/SaoirseRonan to play Holly which adds more fuel to the fire.
29th Sep '15 8:19:29 PM SpectralTime
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* Dwarf biology can generally be relied upon to produce one new secret trump card for Mulch to get out of trouble with per book.

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* ** Dwarf biology can generally be relied upon to produce one new secret trump card for Mulch to get out of trouble with per book.
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